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Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny was born on August 12, 1954 in Lee's Summit, Missouri, USA. He is known for his work on Toys (1992), Wild (2014) and Arachnophobia (1990). See full bio »

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Known For

Toys Soundtrack
Wild Soundtrack
Arachnophobia Soundtrack
Training Day Soundtrack


Hide Hide Show Show Composer (19 credits)
 2019 Planet California (TV Movie documentary) (Composer)
 2015 Pat Metheny: The Unity Sessions (Documentary)
 2014 Becoming California (TV Movie documentary) (music composer)
 2013 The California Environmental Legacy Project (Documentary short)
 2005 Trece entre mil (Documentary)
 1993 The Silent Alarm (Short)
 1989 Big Time (TV Movie) (music composed by)
 1988 Lemon Sky (music composed and performed by)
 1986 Der Prinz (TV Movie)
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Grandpa's Ghost (1986)
 1980 Shadows and Light (Video documentary)
 1979 The Search for Solutions (Documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

VH1 New Visions. Guest Host VJ in January 1986. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Pat Metheny Group

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[on his new recording, 2014] I'm always trying to find 'connections' between things. That art is the juxtaposition of a lot of things that seem unrelated but add up to something recognizable. When I came up with 'Kin', it was thinking about that connection thing in a more linear way: the way we imagine our grandparents, our great-grandparents and then some cavemen somewhere. It goes the other way... See more »


To date (2021) Metheny is the only artist to win Grammy Awards in ten different categories. See more »


Roland GR-300 guitar synthesizer (early exponent) See more »

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